In his original implementation for bug 899347 (click-to-play for e10s), mbrubeck wrote a comment about only loading / instantiating the PluginContent class if a plugin is being loaded in content, and click to play is enabled. Unsure what the performance impact would be, but it'd be non-zero.
4 years ago
tracking-e10s: ? → +
Chris, this seems relevant to the discussion about how long to keep loaded plugins around
tracking-e10s: + → -
status-firefox47: --- → affected
Component: General → Plug-ins
Resolving old bugs which are likely not relevant any more, since NPAPI plugins are deprecated.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: a year ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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